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an nippon airways to make an emergency landing. feds are investigating. dan spring esh is live? seattle, is anybody responding to this? >> the n.t.s.b. sent an investigator to japan to work with their officials. remember the ntsb already opened an investigation following the 787 battery fire you mentioned in boston last week. that battery was in the back of the plane. the one that caused the emergency landing in japan was more in front of the dream liner but all of this will be looked at after a comprehensive review of the electrical system. that review was announced last friday. at the time they expressed confidence in the 787 but now, they are apologizing to customers for cancelled flights due to the voluntary grounding of their dream liner. they announced today they did some safety checks and all of their planes are in service. >> clearly, more bad news for boeing. what is the company saying? >> they are very tight-lipped. they released a one line statement they are aware of the issue and working with the airline. they and many aviation experts say, these are teething issue that happ
grounded the 787. dan springer is live in seattle near where teams assemble the aircraft. what is boeing saying about this? >> as you expect they're in crisis mode. the 787 is very important to the company's future. this is a showcase plane. a whole new design based on better fuel efficiency, more comfort. the planes have been flying for more than a year. around a million passengers, and the results have been good. they use 20% less fuel, thanks to the use of composites and a revolutionary electrical system that was lighter and produced twice the power of standard plain planes. the company's ceo says we are confident it is safe and we stan behindded integrity. we'll take every step to assure our customers and the traveling public of the 787 safety and return the airplane to service. it's hard to predict exactly how long this will take to get the planes back up in the air, but analysts are saying it could last months, greg. >> has to be causing a whole lot of headaches not only for the airlines but their passengers as well? >> you got it. the airlines have sunk billions of dollars into th
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